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Fox Dancing before a Fox Trap in the Kyôgen Play Tsurigitsune

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MFA impressions: 21.9670 (full color; first edition?), 21.9671 (blue), 21.9672 (ink)

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1835–40 (mid Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 111 (this edition)

Dimensions

Vertical koban (half aiban); 16.2 x 22.7 cm (6 3/8 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9670

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints